Kelsey, Minnesota

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Kelsey, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Kelsey, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Kelsey, Minnesota
Kelsey, Minnesota
Kelsey, Minnesota is located in the US
Kelsey, Minnesota
Kelsey, Minnesota
Location of the community of Kelsey
within Kelsey Township, Saint Louis County
Coordinates: 47°09′14″N 92°35′58″W / 47.15389°N 92.59944°W / 47.15389; -92.59944Coordinates: 47°09′14″N 92°35′58″W / 47.15389°N 92.59944°W / 47.15389; -92.59944
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Saint Louis
Township Kelsey Township
Elevation 1,302 ft (397 m)
Population
 • Total 20
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55724
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 661627[1]

Kelsey is an unincorporated community in Kelsey Township, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located seven miles west of Cotton, near the intersection of Saint Louis County Highway 7 and County Road 52 (Arkola Road).

The Whiteface River flows through the community.

History[edit]

A post office called Kelsey was established in 1897, and remained in operation until 1988.[2] The community was named for Kelsey D. Chase, a railroad official.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kelsey, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "St. Louis County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 485. 
  • Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition